Media

Links to some of our most recent coverage in the international press:

HelpAge CEO, Richard Blewitt, discusses joint UNFPA report, "Aging in the 21st Century"
UN Press Call Audio File, 4 October 2012 

Richard Blewitt talks to The Business of Giving
WOR, NewsTalk, Radio 710, 19 May 2012

Poorer countries must adapt to meet health needs of the elderly, report says
The Guardian, 4 April

The Grey Tsunami
NewStatesman, 4 April

HelpAge International, Champion of older people, receives $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize
Huffington Post, 8 March 2012

HelpAge wins $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize
Reuters, 8 March 2012

HelpAge wins $1.5 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize
The World Bank, 8 March 2012

Catering for an aging world
Vatican Radio, 8 March 2012

Orphaned at old age
Nepali Times, 2 March 2012

Less than 1% of humanitarian aid targets older people or people with disabilities
AlertNet, 22 February 2012

Families to get cash handouts
The Herald, 23 January 2012

Haiti two years on: Discrimination against older people is rife
AlertNet, 12 January 2012

Legislation for a secure future
The Fiji Times, 20 December 2011

A lament on migration in Colombia- UN International Day of Older Persons
The Guardian, 1 October 2011

There is no age limit in the fight for health
The Guardian, 18 September 2011

Generation vexed: Poor and pensionless
Trust Law, 14 September 2011

Pakistan floods: HelpAge distributes kits to 1,000 people
Relief Web, 25 August 2011

The elderly are not invisible
One, 28 July 2011

Protecting older women's rights in Tanzania
Trust Law, 14 July 2011

East Africa crisis could have been prevented with early action
The Guardian, 8 July 2011

Las personas mayores deben ser incluidas en la agenda de la Cumbre sobre Enfermedades No Transmisibles
Mediglobal, June 2011

HelpAge wants firm pension policies
Bangkok Post, June 28, 2011

The world's widows
BBC World Service, June 23, 2011

Living with HIV in Tanzania
The Guardian, June 8, 2011

Pensions have a positive impact on development
The Guardian, May 2, 2011

Situation worsens for older Japanese post-earthquake
Reliefweb, March 23, 2011

Disaster is heavy burden to bear for Japan's elderly
CNN, March 17, 2011

Messages for UN Women - International Women's Day
The Guardian, March 8, 2011

Supporting older people in Pakistan
The Guardian, February 17, 2011

HelpAge to aid older people affected by Colombia floods
Reliefweb, December 21,2010

BBC Focus on Africa- Interview with Dolline Busolo on witchcraft
BBC World Service, December 14, 2010

HelpAge steps up response to Haiti cholera outbreak
Reliefweb, November 18, 2010

Celebrating Older People For a Change
The Independent, October 1, 2010
 

Radio Interview with Nesta Hatendi of HelpAge International on the rights of older people
IRIN News, September 30, 2010

Solar kits help older Haitians Tough it out in temporary camps
Reliefweb, September 7, 2010

HIV infection is rising among over 50s across the world, figures show
The British Medical Journal, July 27, 2010

Kenya: Body Roots for Rights of Older People in Workforce
Allafrica.com, May 5, 2010

Growing old in Uganda
Guardian Katine website, April 16, 2010

HAITI: Don't forget the elderly
IRIN, March 12, 2010

Earthquake's Burdens Weigh Heavily on Haiti's Elderly
New York Times, March 11, 2010

Kyrgyzstan: Where have all the men gone?
The Independent, February 3, 2010

Help grows for abandoned elderly Haitians
Associated Press, February 24, 2010

In pictures: Ugandan memory books
BBC Online, August 21, 2009

Elderly most at risk from poverty
Al Jazeera, July 3, 2009

In pictures: Zimbabwe's impoverished pensioners
BBC Online, May 27, 2009

In pictures: Zimbabwe's impoverished pensioners
BBC news, May 27, 2009

"Elderly also at risk of contracting HIV"
East African Standard, April 27, 2009

"Pensions for the world's poor"
Mother Jones, April 13, 2009

"Africa's hidden war on women"
The Independent, March 12, 2009

"Advocates call for social pension scheme in developing countries"
Bangkok Post, February 6, 2009

"The aged targeted because they are isolated"
Daily Nation, Kenya, February 6, 2009

"Helping the aged in Uganda"
The Guardian, January 29, 2009

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